RPC I, 4639



Coin type
Volume I
Number 4639
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Augustus
Dating 20/19 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles (Melqart) with lion skin knotted about neck, right
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, ΡΖ
Reverse design eagle standing, left, on prow of galley, and with palm on wing; to left, club; date in Greek numbers, with monogram or Greek letters; below eagle, Phoenician letter
Metal silver
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)
Note ΡΗ = 19/18 is cited by Rouvier 2079 from Mionnet, but confirmation is required.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 183
2 2     L BMC 184
3 3     L BMC 185
4 4     NY: 1944.100.72855 Rouvier 2078